The coronavirus is a worldwide epidemic infecting almost 470,000 people worldwide and almost 66,000 in just the United States. Right here in New York the coronavirus is the worst out of any other state almost ten-fold. The next highest state is New Jersey, which shares many of our workers in New York City. The hardest hit part of the country is right here in the New York City metro area of NYC, Westchester, Nassau County, Suffolk County, and northern New Jersey. One of our biggest industries hit is the airline industry, as we have some of the largest airports in the United States here. One common question is whether individuals can a get coronavirus refund from travel insurance?
The answer is: maybe.
This is because travel insurance is wrapped in thick legalese and lingo. Some travel insurance allows for cancellations of any kind for any reason. However, other travel insurance only covers for specific reasons that completely block travel and make it impossible to happen. Our NYC contract lawyer explains some scenarios: